South Carolina - Charleston Field Office

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Office Address: 1821 Sam Rittenberg Boulevard, Charleston, SC 29407
Do not send completed forms or documentation to this address. You must send your documentation to the address listed on your form. See Filing Information below.

Office Days/Hours:

Monday 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Tuesday 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Wednesday 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Thursday 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Friday 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Schedule an Appointment

In order to visit this office or to speak with an immigration services officer, you must have an appointment scheduled by USCIS, or you must schedule an InfoPass appointment.

Field Office Director: Warren Janssen
District Director: Denise Frazier
Southeast Region

Service Area

This office serves the following counties in Georgia:

CountyZip Code(s)
Bryan31308, 31321, 31324
Chatham31302, 31322, 31328, 31401, 31404, 31405, 31406, 31407, 31408, 31409, 31410, 31411, 31415, 31419, 31421
Effingham31303, 31312, 31326, 31329
Liberty31301, 31309, 31313, 31314, 31315, 31320, 31323
Long31316
McIntosh31304, 31305, 31331

This office serves the following counties in South Carolina:

CountyZip Code(s)
Aiken29105, 29137, 29164, 29801, 29802, 29803, 29804, 29805, 29808, 29809, 29816, 29822, 29828, 29829, 29831, 29834, 29839, 29841, 29842, 29850, 29851, 29856, 29861
Allendale29810, 29827, 29836, 29846, 29849
Bamberg29003, 29042, 29081, 29843
Barnwell29812, 29813, 29817, 29826, 29853
Beaufort29901, 29902, 29903, 29904, 29905, 29906, 29907, 29909, 29910, 29914, 29915, 29920, 29925, 29926, 29928, 29931, 29935, 29938, 29940, 29941
Berkeley29410, 29431, 29434, 29436, 29445, 29450, 29453, 29456, 29461, 29468, 29469, 29476, 29479, 29486, 29492
Calhoun29030, 29135
Charleston29401, 29402, 29403, 29404, 29405, 29406, 29407, 29409, 29412, 29413, 29414, 29415, 29416, 29417, 29418, 29419, 29422, 29423, 29424, 29425, 29426, 29429, 29439, 29449, 29451, 29455, 29457, 29458, 29464, 29465, 29466, 29470, 29482, 29487
Chesterfield29101, 29520, 29584, 29709, 29718, 29727, 29728, 29741
Clarendon29001, 29041, 29051, 29102, 29111, 29143, 29148, 29162
Colleton29082, 29433, 29435, 29438, 29446, 29452, 29474, 29475, 29481, 29488, 29493, 29929
Darlington29069, 29079, 29532, 29540, 29550, 29551, 29593
Dillon29536, 29543, 29547, 29563, 29565, 29567
Dorchester29420, 29437, 29447, 29448, 29471, 29472, 29477, 29483, 29484, 29485
Edgefield29860
Florence29114, 29161, 29501, 29502, 29503, 29504, 29505, 29506, 29530, 29541, 29555, 29560, 29583, 29591
Georgetown29440, 29442, 29510, 29585
Hampton29911, 29913, 29916, 29918, 29921, 29922, 29923, 29924, 29932, 29933, 29939, 29944, 29945
Horry29511, 29526, 29527, 29528, 29544, 29545, 29566, 29568, 29569, 29572, 29575, 29576, 29577, 29578, 29579, 29581, 29582, 29587, 29588, 29597, 29598
Jasper29912, 29927, 29934, 29936, 29943
Kershaw29009, 29020, 29021, 29032, 29045, 29074, 29078, 29175
Lee29010, 29046, 29080
Lexington29006, 29033, 29036, 29053, 29054, 29070, 29071, 29072, 29073, 29123, 29160, 29169, 29170, 29171, 29172, 29212, 29228
Marion29519, 29546, 29571, 29574, 29589, 29592
Marlboro29512, 29516, 29525, 29570, 29594, 29596
Orangeburg29018, 29038, 29039, 29047, 29048, 29059, 29107, 29112, 29113, 29115, 29116, 29117, 29118, 29133, 29142, 29146, 29163, 29432
Richland29002, 29016, 29044, 29052, 29061, 29063, 29147, 29177, 29201, 29202, 29203, 29204, 29205, 29206, 29207, 29208, 29209, 29210, 29211, 29214, 29215, 29216, 29217, 29218, 29219, 29220, 29221, 29222, 29223, 29224, 29225, 29226, 29227, 29229, 29230, 29240, 29250, 29260, 29290, 29292
Spartanburg29304, 29305, 29319, 29320, 29324, 29329, 29331, 29333, 29336, 29338, 29346, 29348, 29368, 29373, 29375, 29377, 29378, 29386
Sumter29040, 29062, 29104, 29125, 29128, 29150, 29151, 29152, 29153, 29154, 29168
Williamsburg29056, 29518, 29554, 29556, 29564, 29580, 29590

Parking and Accessibility

This office is accessible to people with disabilities.

There is free parking at the office. View a map of nearby parking lots.

For directions by car or public transportation, click the office address link at the top of this page.

Avoid Immigration Scams

Many people offer help with immigration services. Unfortunately, not all are authorized to do so. While many of these unauthorized practitioners mean well, many of them are out to scam you. This is against the law and may be considered an immigration services scam. Learn more about avoiding immigration scams and how to protect yourself.

Filing Information

Follow the instructions on the form(s) that you are filing. If the instructions on the application tell you to file the form at a USCIS local office and you live within this service area, please mail your application or make an InfoPass appointment to submit your application in person.

Field Office Services

Field Offices handle a variety of functions, many of which you can complete online. We suggest you Ask Emma for more details about what you want to accomplish. Many times, you can complete your task via the Internet. For example, you can get Green Card help, Employment Authorization Documentation assistance, Adoptions or Citizenship information, or download forms.

In order to visit this office or to speak with an immigration services officer, you must have an appointment scheduled by USCIS or you must schedule an InfoPass appointment.

Attorney or Representative Procedures

If you are an attorney seeking information, you must make an InfoPass appointment with the office that has jurisdiction over your client’s residential address. You must make a separate appointment for each client you wish to discuss. 

Becoming an Accredited Representative

If you are not an attorney and wish to provide the public with immigration services, you must be authorized by the Department of Justice (DOJ)'s Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR). More information is available on how an organization can apply for recognition and accreditation at the District Office.

Prohibited Items

Rules and regulations governing public buildings and grounds can be found at Title 41, Code of Federal Regulations, Subpart C. Individual offices may have additional restrictions, please refer to your appointment notice for more information.

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